This book discusses all aspects of the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on the fetus, the child, and the adolescent. Chapters review neurosurgical techniques, perinatal death and malformation, together with the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on behaviour and education.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Clinics in Developmental Medicine (Mac Keith Press) Series , #122|
|Product dimensions:||6.69(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.91(d)|
Table of Contents1. Prevention of spina bifida and hydrocephalus D. Smithells; 2. The role of fetal neurosurgery in the management of central nervous system abnormalities C. M. Bannister; 3. Fetal abnormality management groups M. J. A. Maresh; 4. Perinatal death and fetal malformation S. Bourne and E. Lewis; 5. Pathology of hydrocephalus K. Welch and A. V. Lorenzo; 6. Investigative techniques J. M. Hawnaur; 7. Walking aids D. I. Rowley and G. Rose; 8. Recent concepts in physiotherapy C. Sobkowiak; 9. Surgery of the vertebral column J. Banta; 10. Preschool development M. P. Gilbertson, I. Meyer and L. Holgate; 11. The effects of spina bifida upon education and behaviour B. Tew; 12. The effect of neural tube defects on the family and its social functioning J. Carr; 13. Growth and puberty in children with congenital hydrocephalus R. Brauner, M. Fontoura and R. Rappaport; 14. Sexuality, sex and spina bifida P. Edsar and G. Ward.